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Letter: Zeldin town halls were shams

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Mr. Zeldin shows no understanding, offers no olive branch – to his own constituents! Mr. Zeldin needs to stop “snarking” at his constituents and start holding his party’s disastrous leader to some standards.

Greg Blass on EPCAL: Tread carefully, Riverhead

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There's more than meets the eye in this suspenseful mix of high-end finance, jet-set real estate investors, a huge, daunting land deal and local politics.

Letter to the Editor: Question for Lee Zeldin — Are you a partisan or an American?

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Letter to the Editor: Chris Cangeleri of Manorville asks Rep. Lee Zeldin what it would take for him to withdraw his support for President Trump.

Thiele: $7.6 billion bailout for aging upstate nuclear plants a double insult to L.I. ratepayers

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Long Islanders paid for LILCO’s Shoreham mistake so that a nuclear plant would not open. Now the state wants Long Islanders to pay again so that nuclear plants in another part of New York will not close.

Greg Blass How will the SCCC fitness center fare?

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The fitness center at Suffolk County Community College's eastern campus will have a lot of private sector competition on the East End. How will it measure up?

Krupski: Proposed public assembly bill would have threatened basic rights

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It is my sincere belief that the unintended consequences for civil rights contained in this piece of legislation were an oversight on the county executive’s office and I am glad it has been withdrawn.

Greg Blass Why the disappearance of butterfly species should worry all of us

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Variation is normal, but the numbers of Monarch butterflies have all but crashed. The Monarch's food and nesting source, the wildflower known as milkweed, has disappeared rapidly — 150 million acres of milkweed in the U.S. are gone.

Please fix what’s broken about health care, but don’t break what’s not: an open letter to my congressman

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Do we really want all Americans to have access to health care — effective, affordable health care? When people can’t afford to buy it on their own, should the rest of us pay? Is health care a right? Or is it privilege?

Greg Blass As groundwater quality crisis worsens, it’s time to tap Pine Barrens water reserve

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Ever since the undeveloped acres in the Pine Barrens started to be bought up with a specially dedicated, quarter-cent sales tax-funded bonding in 1987, the intention was as a future, rainy day kind of water resource. That rainy day is here — in spades.

Suffolk Closeup Thiele introduces measure that would help fund advanced septic sytems

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Like the legislation sought by County Executive Steve Bellone last year, State Assemblyman Fred Thiele's proposal would create a fund with a $1-per-thousand water surcharge for public water customers. The fund would help homeowners install costly advanced septic systems.